Deflt, Netherlands - 15th May 2023 - Vivici annouces the appointment of Marcel Wubbolts as Chief Technology Officer, effective 1st June 2023.
Marcel has over 25 years of experience in the biotechnology industry, successfully leading Research & Development (R&D) and innovation programs. Marcel joins from Corbion where he was a part of the executive committee as Chief Science & Sustainability Officer. In this role he was responsible for R&D, innovation, sustainability, regulatory affairs and intellectual property. Prior to Corbion, Marcel held several research and innovation leadership positions at DSM in business units, the incubator and as global CTO. He is an energetic, passionate and inclusive leader, strongly motivated to develop sustainable alternatives to incumbent processes to meet the world's growing need for sustainable, nutritious and great tasting proteins.
“I am excited to join Vivici, which has a strong foundations in strain and process development as well as a deep understanding of the functionality and application of dairy protein as a heritage from the founding companies DSM and Fonterra. As a result, I am convinced the Vivici team will make precision fermentation a commercial reality and thus realise a future food system that includes animal free dairy protein”.